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WOMEN SENATORS THE 133th SENATE WILL HAVE 20 WOMEN - THE MOST IN U.S. HISTORY In 1993, there were only 7 women in Senate. The number of women in Senate has exploded in recent years, and the 2012 election was historic! 50 50% 45 40 35 30 25 20 15 10 1922 1932 1942 1952 1962 1972 1982 1992 2002 2012 YEAR On November 6th 2012, 5 women were newly elected to the senate, 6 were re- elected and 9 are continuing their terms. Although 20% of the 2013 Senate will be female, we've still got a long way to go to get to 50%. PROFILE OF THE 20 WOMEN IN THE 113TH SENATE 80% OF THE WOMEN IN THE 113TH SENATE ARE DEMOCRATS, 20% ARE REPUBLICAN WA Nн VT MT ND MN OR MA RI 10 WI SD WY IA PA NE NV OH IN DE MD UT IL Co wy VA KS MO KY TH AZ OK NM AR SC MS GA I DEMOCRAT I REPUBLICAN AL TX AK NEWLY ELECTED IN 2012 REELECTED IN 2012 CONTINUING FROM 2010 Claire McCaskill, MO Maria Cantwell, WA Dianne Feinstein, CA Elizabeth Warren, MA *First female senator Barbara Boxer, CA Mary Landrieu, LA Susan Collins, ME from Massachusetts Tammy Baldwin, WI *First openly gay senator Deb Fischer, NE Mazie Hirono, HI *First Asian-American woman in Senate Heidi Heitkamp, ND Kirsten Gillibrand, NY Amy Klobuchar, MN *Won by a margin of 35% Debbie Stabenow, MI *Won by a margin of 19% Barabara Mikulski, MD Jeanne Shaheen, NH Kelly Ayote, NH Kay Hagan, NC Patty Murray, WA Lisa Murkowski, AK nerdwallet We de the homewok for you PERCENTAGE OF WOMEN

Women Senators

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The 2013 Senate will have the most women Senators in United States history! NerdWallet's infographic shows who they are, where they're from and what they believe.


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